Fans allegedly sacrificed goat to celebrate Pawan Kalyan’s ‘Bhimla Nayak’ release, face PETA’s wrathAuthor: Yuvi March 5, 2022
Chittoor: Telugu film star Pawan Kalyan’s latest cinematic film ‘Bhimla Nayak’ is setting the box-office on fire but some of his die-hard fans are facing the heat of animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India. Is.
After learning that a goat was allegedly sacrificed by a group of youths to celebrate the release of ‘Bhimla Nayak’, PETA India worked with senior police officials in Chittoor district to register an FIR.
Goat was sacrificed at CSN Movie Theater Pileru in Bodumalluvaripalle, Chittoor. In the brutal incident captured in the video, people are seen standing in front of the goat scared and posing for photos and videos. Then in the video the goat is fully conscious, being beheaded with a sword and slaughtered in full public view. The video also shows a man collecting the blood of a scapegoat with his bare hands and putting it on the film’s poster.
The FIR has been registered under Section 6 of the Andhra Pradesh Prohibition of Animal and Bird Sacrifice Act, 1950, Section 34 and 429 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 25(1) (a) of the Arms Act, 1959 and Section 6 of the Indian Penal Code. 11(1)(a) The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PCA) Act, 1960.
Meet Ashar, Associate Manager, PETA India Emergency Response Team said, “PETA India commends Chittoor Police for taking steps to send out the message that cruelty to animals will not be tolerated.” “Just as human sacrifice is now treated as murder, at a time when India is embarking on a space mission, the archaic practice of animal sacrifice must end. PETA India also recommends that these people undergo psychiatric evaluation And get counseling, because abusing animals indicates deep mental disturbance.”
PETA India, in its complaint, pointed out that section 5(b) of the Andhra Pradesh Prohibition of Animal and Bird Sacrifice Act, 1950, clearly states that no person shall knowingly allow any sacrifice to be made at any place or under will not give their control. Section 4 prohibits anyone from sacrificing, performing, serving, assisting or participating in any congregation of any animal. Section 6 provides for punishment, and Section 8 makes all offenses under the Act cognizable.
The Supreme Court has ruled that slaughter of animals can be done only in officially licensed abattoirs and municipal authorities must ensure compliance with this ruling. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Slaughterhouse) Rules, 2001, and the Food Safety and Standards (Licensing and Registration of Food Businesses) Regulations, 2011, permit the slaughter of animals for food only in licensed slaughterhouses equipped with species-specific surprise equipment give. ,
Gujarat, Kerala, Puducherry and Rajasthan already have laws prohibiting religious sacrifice of any animal in any temple or its premises. Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana prohibit it in any public religious worship or worship or in any congregation or procession involving religious worship in its premises or on any public street.